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a second language. jennifer mistrot shows us a new program in fremont that's getting kindergarteners speaking mandarin. [ mandarin ] >>> reporter: this is the second day of miss wang's kindergarten class. the kids are jazzed. they are learning the world's most spoken language. it's the first year of the fremont school district's mandarin immersion program. >> in a nutshell, they are going to learn the culture. they are going to learn the language. and they are going to be educated in all the same standards. >> reporter: same course work any other california kindergartener gets except they will spend 90% of their classroom time counting, singing and speaking chinese. these mini language wizards are chosen by lottery and come from classes throughout the district. the goal is to create bilingual citizens. >> we're mexican and italian and just very mixed american family so as far as her knowing mandarin or knowing chinese culture i thought that was something else just to expose her two. >> reporter: most of the kids have at least one chinese parent but english is still the first language
. should jennifer lopez make a major career change? it's not back-to-school, it's forward to what's next with an hp netbook, samsung reality or lg cosmos for under $20 after rebate. >>> welcome back to the morning news. a 13-year-old boy arrested for repeatedly stabbing his stepfather will not face criminal charges. the da's office has uncovered evidence that he took violent action to stop his stepfather from attacking his mother. this happened in the small town of cavallia two weeks ago. >>> one of the youngest actresses in "gone with the wind" has died in mendicino county. she played the daughter of rhett butler and scarlett o'hara. she died of cancer at her home in fort bragg. she was 76 years old. >>> a review of the smart meters for pacific gas and electric was found to be full of irregularities. >>> there is a new study that suggests if you take drugs to strengthen your bones, you could get throat cancer. that contradicts the database of 80,000 patients. the new study says 2 out of 1,000 patients who take the drugs develop throat cancer. the early study showed 1 out of 1,000 patie
where residents were preparing for a direct hit. jennifer davis reports. >> reporter: the east coast braced for a blowout, but earl just blew on by. cape cod woke up tie gorgeous day and now it's time to get back to business as unusual. earl weakening from a mighty hurricane to a tropical storm, still bringing with it plenty of wind and waves, but not nearly enough to bother weather- warned new englanders used to rougher weather. >> it's okay. >> reporter: did you notice it? >> not really. there were thunderstorms worse than that. >> reporter: signs came down in preparation for what could have been a serious blast with hurricane-force wind and rain burb those same signs are going back up and business owners hope it could be an economic viable labor day weekend. >> this was a nothing storm, as you might think. we have regular windy days here that are 50 miles per hour winds, southwesterly, not northeasterly, but this was a real bust. >> reporter: massachusetts suffered a few hundred power outages and flooding in low laying areas, but no major damage reports. what is now tropical st
home owners jittery about some potential scams. jennifer mistrot about how neighbors can make sure that contractors spotted in the area are supposed to be there. >>> reporter: the residents of this san bruno neighborhood evacuated after last week's gas explosion are back in their homes. they have been greeted by signs, warning about contractor fraud. >> you know, when they first approached me, i was a little leary because they were anxious to get in and started cleaning. >> reporter: he lives near the blast site. he thinks his house sustained minimal damage. but inside reeks of smoke so everything needs to be washed from the walls right down to the dishes in his kitchen cupboard. it's a big job. >> i'm sort of consistently asking the policemen, hey, what are the rules and regulations of letting people in? because they are not letting a lot of people in. so since these restoration and cleaning folks have been let in, does that mean they're on the up and up? >> i was in the neighborhood today and -- >> reporter: pg&e wants to make sure all contractors working to restore this neighbor
. dow jones down just about 12 points right now. >> all right, remember jennifer lopez? we have been talking about her -- [overlapping speakers] [ inaudible ] >> -- help discover the next american idol. >> and we will have the high- tech news everybody is -- [ inaudible ] >>> it is 6:56. let's go to tori to see what is coming up on mornings on 2. good morning. >> good morning. in minutes we are getting new details on the investigation into the san bruno explosion, including the search into whether reports of a gas smell were made in the days and weeks before the tragedy. >>> cal graduate sarah shourd is enjoying her first day of freedom after over a year of captivity. find out the challenge the u.s. state department is issuing to iran via twitter about her two companions. >>> tea party candidates score big primary wins but many republicans are not happy. we will find out why in the live report from washington, dc. >>> and the new study out this morning shows some big changes in how americans define a family. those stories and more on mornings on 2. now back to you on the morning news
the numbers. >>> also, the new titles that jennifer lopez it reportedly now add to her resume. wi totr wco l wcotiitt fow tewe >>> authorities have identified the man killed yesterday in a fishing bone accident in the san francisco bay. investigators say roland reed died after his boat slammed into the rocks near the richmond marina. the 71-year-old richmond man was a passenger on this boat. he had gone out fishing with three of his friends. investigators say they were not wearing life jackets. still not clear what caused the crash. >>> a 29-year-old san francisco man is due in court today. he will be facing charges in a deadly crash in the city's richmond district over the weekend. prosecutors say william rojas will be charged with vehicular manslaughter driving under the influence and driving on a suspended license. police say rojas ran a stop sign in his suv at cabrio and 40th avenue and hit another car. a 65-year-old woman who was a passenger in that other car was killed. >>> new data shows foreclosure situation is getting a bit better in the south bay and peninsula. 795,000 santa clara
it comes to part of president obama's tax plan that phases out tax cuts for the wealthy. our jennifer davis reports on what's becoming a very heated debate in washington, d.c. >> reporter: congress returns to washington in the middle of campaign season and is battling it out over the bush-era tax cuts. he wants to extend tax cuts for the middle class but not the wealthy. >> if i said the sky was blue, they would say no. >> reporter: but now top house return john boehner said he would compromise, reporting tax cut foss the middle class even if tax cuts for the wealthy were to expire. >> you should not raise taxes on anyone in a recession. he was never gonna block the middle class tax cut. >> reporter: boehner is still pushing for this to be extended for high-income families because he said they can are job creator. >> we won't have real economic growth if we keep raising taxes on small businesses. >> reporter: boehner would become speaker of the house if the republicans win enough seats in the midterm elections and he's been trading barbs with the white house as the preelections heat up. >>
. it also appears that singer actress jennifer lopez, we call her jay-lo is in as the new american idol. several reports say she signed a 12 million dollar one year deal to be a judge on fox's hit tv show but american idol producers or even jay-lo have not confirmed it yet. we are still waiting to hear who will join her if she is there as one of the judges. >> i am excited. >> i am excited too. >> i think she will be a great judge. we will see. it is a fun show to watch -- [overlapping speakers] [ inaudible ] >> -- pink -- >> -- yeah -- >> -color -- [overlapping speakers] [ inaudible ] >> -- pretty good. northbound 280 up to highway 17 is moving along very well. sunol grade let's go there. traffic is getting busier on the way to the south bay. no major problems. driving in from the livermore valley red on our censors. back to the desk. >> 5:58. federal investigators arriving today at the san bruno disaster scene, they are taking the lead in the search what caused last week's gas line explosion, plus one of the top political leaders in the state will see the disaster for the first time.
will not be taking part in any more debates. >>> jennifer lopez reportedly close to signing a deal that would make her a new judge on "american idol." tmz is reporting j-lo's in the final stages of contract talks and barring any last-minute problems the deal, reportedly, could be finalized next week. >> there's been no diva drama reported earlier. just some negotiations that she's hopefully going to revitalize. >>> nine minutes before 9:00. the clue detectives just revealed in their search for two men suspected in a kidnapping and murder case. >>> also, it's a common practice by nightclubs that favors women con city -- is a common practice by nightclubs that favor women constitutional? >>> 8:5. detectives just released new information about their search for two men accused of kidnapping and killing an east palo alto man. arrest warrants have been issued for 62-year-old manuel trujillo and 47-year-old mohammed khan. khan was seen in oakland last weekend. deputies now believe he's traveling with his 34-year-old girlfriend. in fact, they may have just gotten married. they are believed to be traveling
coming up, the stars of style from the always edgy rihanna to the always classic jennifer aniston. we're going to talk about the best and worst dressed list. and our own beautiful ann curry, hot at every age. to be chic at every age. you take the prize, we know that. >> i had no idea. >> and i don't think they should have put you in the hottie category. they should have put you in the 30s category. ann's got the headlines. >>> let's tell you all about news now because today is the first full day of freedom in more than a year for american hiker sarah shourd. late on tuesday she arrived in oman after spending 13 months in an iranian prison and greeted by her mother. two other american hikers, shane bauer and josh fattal are still in iran. their mothers had this message for iran. >> please, please release josh and shane. now we can just say josh and shane, sarah is home, but president ahmadinejad is coming to the united states for the u.n. general assembly. we welcomed him to the united states. again, as we asked last year, but this year with even more you are general urgency, we say pl
. >> reporter: for 18-year-old jennifer wang's parents, it's going to be tough. >> i think it's time for myself to be independent. >> reporter: on move-in day at the university of minnesota, the separation anxiety is just as hard, if not harder on the parents. you're allowed to cry a little bit, right? >> i cried already. >> reporter: here and at colleges around the country, grinell in iowa, moorhouse in georgia, princeton and others, colleges are trying to help by gently nudging the parents out. >> we're encouraging them to help the student move in, get settled and then it's time to spend good-bye. >> special programs and lectures for parents on one side of the campus while new students are free to meet up with friends across the quad. speaking honestly, there's been a bit of separation anxiety in my own household. this week, i shipped off my own two kids. and it was pandemonium, but my son had this message for his micromanaging parents. >> mom, dad, it's time to let go. >> reporter: i'm not ready to let go. >> you do still have a very important part in your student's life and you always will.
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